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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Quotes of the day... 2/6/16

“I wanted only to live in accord 
with the promptings which came 
from my true self.”
     ~ Hermann Hesse

“May what I do flow from me like a river, 
no forcing and no holding back, 
the way it is with children.” 
     ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

Monday, December 5, 2016

Quotes of the day... 12/5/16

“Life takes us by surprise and 
orders us to move toward the unknown - 
even when we don't want to 
and when we think we don't need to.”
     ~ Paulo Coelho 

“If we start without confidence, 
we have already lost half the battle 
and we bury our talents.”
     ~ Pope Francis

“Trust yourself. 
You know more than you think you do.” 
     ~ Benjamin Spock
     

Friday, December 2, 2016

Quotes of the day... 12/2/16

“Do stuff... Pay attention. 
It's all about paying attention. 
Attention is vitality. 
It connects you with others. 
It makes you eager. 
Stay eager.”
     ~ Susan Sontag

“Curiouser and curiouser!”
     ~ Lewis Carroll

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Quotes of the day... 12/1/16

“I abandon myself to the fever of dreams,
in search for new laws.”
     ~ Antonin Artaud

I had forgotten that time wasn't fixed like concrete,
but in fact was fluid as sand, or water.
I had forgotten that we are not pinned
to any emotion, situation, or destiny.

     ~adapted, Joyce Carol Oates

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Quotes of the day... 11/30/16

“If our life lacks a constant magic 
it is because we choose to observe our acts 
and lose ourselves in consideration 
of their imagined form and meaning, 
instead of being impelled by their force.”
     ~ Antonin Artaud

“When the face in the mirror doesn’t please you, 
turn it into a canvas.” ~ Tablo

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Quotes of the day... 11/29/16

You can only advise someone after listening to them, 
absorbing the atmosphere and attitudes of their world.
     ~adapted, Tami Hoag

Everyone is a victim of something.
     ~adapted, Tami Hoag

“I have no desire to spend my life dancing backward.”
     ~ Tami Hoag

Monday, November 28, 2016

Quotes of the day... 11/28/16

“We don’t have to 
go far or come up with 
grand projects to be charitable. 
Often the people closest to us 
could use our help.” 
     ~ Pope Francis

The world has been damaged
by the virus of indifference.
     ~adapted, Pope Francis

Community is an art.
It's a patient art, 
it's beautiful art,
it's fascinating.
     ~adapted, Pope Francis

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Late autumn beauty in the park this afternoon :)

Apparently snowflakes do not have exclusivity. 
This late autumn, ground plant shares the design. 
So beautiful, but don't touch. It has extremely protective thorns!


 Late autumn has it's own beauty!


Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Quotes of the day... 11/23/16

“Gratitude can transform common days 
into thanksgivings…
and change ordinary opportunities
into blessings.”
     ~ William Arthur Ward

“Remembering with thanks 
is what causes us to trust – 
to really believe.”
     ~ Ann Voskamp

“Thanksgiving creates abundance.”
     ~ Ann Voskamp

Happy Thanksgiving!!!
No quotes tomorrow.


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Quotes of the day...11/22/16

“A wise man once said that all 
human activity is a form of play. 
And the highest form of play 
is the search for truth, beauty and love.
     ~ Arthur C. Clarke 

“If you can say 
'I have learned' and 'I have loved,' 
you will also be able to say 
'I have been happy.”
     ~ Arthur C. Clarke